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Fianna Fail Ministers for Foreign Affairs

21 July 1937 (3864)  Fianna Fail   1  Eamon de Valera  Minister for External Affairs
2 July 1969 (1281)  Fianna Fail   13  Dr Paddy Hillery  Minister for External Affairs
3 January 1973 (70)  Fianna Fail   14  Brian Lenihan  Minister for Foreign Affairs
11 February 1992 (336)  Fianna Fail   21  David Andrews (1)  Minister for Foreign Affairs
18 November 1994 (27)  Fianna Fail   23  Albert Reynolds  (Acting) Minister for Foreign Affairs
26 June 1997 (103)  Fianna Fail   24  Ray Burke  Minister for Foreign Affairs
8 October 1997 (841)  Fianna Fail  David Andrews (2)  Minister for Foreign Affairs
27 January 2000 (1707)  Fianna Fail   25  Brian Cowen  Minister for Foreign Affairs
29 September 2004 (1316)  Fianna Fail   26  Dermot Ahern  Minister for Foreign Affairs
7 May 2008 (986)  Fianna Fail  Miche├íl Martin  Minister for Foreign Affairs
20 January 2011 (4226)  Fianna Fail  Brian Cowen  Minister for Foreign Affairs

Number of days in office is shown in brackets where this can be calculated. This is a new feature, and the results may be variable due to insufficient data.

The Department of Foreign Affairs was known as the Department of External Affairs before 3 March 1971. For more information see Wikipedia entry on Minister for Foreign Affairs (Ireland).

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